Fishing Forecast March 19th – April 4th

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Pursuing wild trout with a fly rod in hand is the best way to spend Spring Break. This is our version of March Madness…only around here we refer to it as Midge Madness. Three factors contribute to this mayhem: First, the fishing season on the Wood and the South Fork come to a close at the end of this month. Second, the Rainbows are in pre spawn mode and need to feed as much as possible in anticipation of this event. And finally, the midge hatch increases in volume due to the longer, milder days. In addition to the spectacular … Read More

Fishing Forecast March 5th – 19th

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March in Sun Valley means spring snow in the mountains and in the valleys, great fly fishing. Ah, March! This is truly one of my favorite times to fish. If you have been hibernating, now would be a good time to come out of your winter cave and go fly fishing. The rainbows this time of year begin to feed ravenously as they up their calorie intake in preparation for spawning. By design, this uptick in feeding activity on our local waters coincides with the peak of the Winter Midge activity. Like an August Trico spinner fall, you can find … Read More